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Please submit all applications to recruitment@scouts.org.uk and download the job packs in the 'for more information' for more details.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications if you do not receive a response from the Recruitment Team within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.  Please note that if you have not been successful at this point and have not been invited to interview then we will unable to give feedback on your application.

 

Casual Assistants

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to work within a fantastic team to support the Conference Operations Manager in terms of managing the operational delivery of the conference department. The conference department offers a wide range of business activity; from meetings, seminars and conferences to corporate activity days. The emphasis is on ensuring that all bookings are delivered to a high standard, all catering needs are met and that customer service is maintained. This is a casual role to provide support during busy times.

Please download an application form here and submit to recruitment@scouts.org.uk

 

Event Conference Operations Manager (Ref 17/67) 

Please click on the link above for details about the role at Gilwell Park.

 

Infrastructure Engineer (Ref: 17/55)

This key role will manage the technology infrastructure within The Scout Association. It is responsible for the technical delivery of infrastructure projects and services to the business in a reliable, secure and cost effective manner. This will include the administration responsibility for all IT infrastructure systems across The Association, Unity, Scoutshops, Activity and Conference Centres. These systems include network and communications, Windows Servers environment, telephony, private and public cloud services. In addition to internal systems and resources this role will also be responsible for managing outsourced and supplier contracts for services and hosted applications. As well as leading infrastructure projects across The Association this role will be responsible for the management of internal, volunteer and supplier teams when required. As a senior member of the IT Team they will be expected to manage these resources to deliver output on time, budget and to the highest quality. The Infrastructure Engineer will also work with the Chief Digital Officer to ensure appropriate resources are available to meet The Association’s Digital Strategy and Strategic Vision ‘Beyond 2018’.

Closing Date: 19 October 2017
Interview Date: TBC

 

Senior Growth and Development Officer Midlands (Ref: 17/68)

We have an opportunity for a Senior Growth and Development Officer to join the Midlands team for a home based position covering the East and West Midlands Regions including the counties of Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Coventry, Birmingham, Solihull, Staffordshire, Shropshire, West Mercia and Warwickshire. This permanent position offers a salary of £30,679 per annum including access to a company vehicle and fantastic benefits. This exciting opportunity includes the management, support and implementation of short term funded projects, including the support of Growth and Development Officers to deliver their identified objectives and targets. You will work in partnership with Regional, County and District Commissioners, Project Steering Groups and funders to realise agreed sustainable growth targets. In addition it is expected that this role will carry a smaller portfolio of work relating to growth, development and support for key line managers.
This role is a supervisory/management role as well as a role which makes a direct contribution to the work of the Association’s agreed Growth Strategy and involves frequent evening and weekend work.

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 1 November 2017
Interview date: 16 November 2017 in Leicester or Coventry TBC

 

Assistant Buyer (Ref: 17/64)

To source a profitable and high quality range of core Scouting merchandise and accessories for both the UK and Worldwide Scouting audience. To negotiate favourable cost prices and purchase terms to achieve target margins and liaise with merchandising to determine order levels which constantly meet anticipated consumer demand whilst achieving stock turn and stock holding objectives.

Closing Date: Friday 27 October 2017
Interview Date: TBC

 

Buying Team Administrator (Ref: 17/65)

The Buying Team Administrator will manage the ordering of personalised products, source programme badges and publications for TSA and provide the Buyer, Assistant Buyer and buying team with administrative support. The post holder will also be required to liaise with the Merchandising team from time to time to provide additional support.

Closing Date: Friday 27 October 2017
Interview Date: TBC

Buyer - Maternity Cover (Ref: 17/69)

To source a profitable and high quality range of core Scouting merchandise and accessories for both the UK and Worldwide Scouting audience. To negotiate favourable cost prices and purchase terms to achieve target margins and liaise with merchandising to determine order levels which constantly meet anticipated consumer demand whilst achieving stock turn and stock holding objectives.

Closing Date: Friday 27 October 2017
Interview Date: TBC

 

Development Intern (Ref: 17/70)

A Job with a difference!
The Scout Association, with support from other funders including the Pears Foundation have come together to provide a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills whilst working as part of a project team.  The project aims to open new Scouting provisions across parts of North Somerset, BAINES, Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Gloucestershire Scout County (youth sections for young people aged 6 -18yrs). The development interns will be lead by a Senior intern and will work with local volunteers to provide hands on practical support engaging with schools, the community, partnership organisations and parents of the new youth members. The project aims to enable and deliver the recruitment of adults and young people and to open new sustainable Scout provisions. The induction programme and ongoing support will provide a range of training in the following areas: communication skills, project planning and organisation, presenting and training delivery, working with young people, working in a team, creative thinking and problem solving methods as well as support with IT knowledge.

Closing Date: 9am 2nd November 2017
Interview Date: 13th November 2017

 

Senior Development Intern (Ref: 17/71)

A Job with a difference!
The Scout Association, with support from other funders including the Pears Foundation have come together to provide a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills whilst working as part of a project team. The project aims to open new Scouting provisions across North Somerset, Bristol and Gloucestershire. The senior development interns will be led by a project manager and will work with local volunteers and a team of interns to provide hands on practical support engaging with schools, the community, partnership organisations and parents of the new youth members. The project aims to enable and deliver the recruitment of adults and young people and to open new sustainable Scout Provisions. The induction programme and ongoing support will provide a range of training in the following areas: communication skills, project planning and organisation, presenting and training delivery, working with young people, working in a team, creative thinking and problem solving methods as well as support with IT knowledge.

Closing Date: 9am 2nd November 2017
Interview Date: 13th November 2017

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